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“stand your ground” in British English

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stand your ground

C2 to refuse to be pushed backwards, or to continue in your beliefs in an argument:

Clare stood her ground in the meeting and refused to be intimidated even when Michael got angry.

(Definition of “stand your ground” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“stand your ground” in American English

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stand your ground

to refuse to change your opinion or give in to an argument:

I kept trying to get my grandmother to find a smaller house, but she stood her ground.

(Definition of “stand your ground” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)